2019 Newsrooms

To learn more about becoming a Report for America corps member, click here. There are now openings in these news organizations:

  • Associated Press (Connecticut, New York) — Statehouse coverage focused on criminal justice and mental health
  • Block Club Chicago (Illinois) — Austin and North Lawndale neighborhoods on the West Side of Chicago
  • Buffalo Bulletin (Wyoming) — Local energy industry in Johnson County
  • CALMatters (California) — Poverty (a partnership that also includes the San Jose Mercury News and the Fresno Bee)
  • Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (Puerto Rico) — Watchdog reporting on hurricane recovery efforts
  • Chalkbeat (New Jersey) — Education reporting in Newark, NJ
  • Charleston Gazette-Mail (West Virginia) — Poverty in southern West Virginia
  • The Charlotte Observer (North Carolina) — Affordable housing crisis in Charlotte
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee) — Local coverage of religion
  • Chico Enterprise-Record, Ukiah Daily Journal (California) — Fire recovery in northern California
  • Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio) — Government watchdog reporting in Northern Kentucky
  • Connecticut Mirror — Mental health and criminal justice
  • Desert Sun (California) — Native American issues in Coachella Valley, California
  • Detroit Free Press (Michigan) — Coverage of formerly incarcerated citizens re-entering the community
  • El Nuevo Herald (Florida) — Nicaraguan, Honduran, Dominican & other Latino communities in Miami-Dade County
  • Forum of Fargo-Moorhead (North Dakota) — Covering local schools
  • Honolulu Civil Beat (Hawaii) — Public health disparities among Native Hawaiians.
  • KUER (Utah) —  Indigenous issues in southern Utah; coverage of Washington County
  • Lexington Herald-Leader (Kentucky) — Health care in eastern & southern Kentucky
  • Malheur Enterprise (Oregon) — Latino issues in rural Oregon
  • Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting  (Maine) — Statehouse coverage, especially education
  • Modesto Bee (California) — Children’s health in the Central Valley
  • News & Observer (North Carolina) — Watchdog reporting about Hurricane Florence recovery
  • Q City Metro (North Carolina) — Housing and gentrification in Charlotte through the lens of the black community
  • Sacramento Bee (California) — Coverage of Hmong, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, Cambodian and Japanese communities
  • Salt Lake Tribune (Utah) — One beat covering San Juan County, another on women’s issues
  • Spectrum News Buffalo (New York) — Mental health issues in western New York State
  • Spokesman-Review (Washington) — Public health in eastern Washington state
  • Sun-Gazette (California) — Agriculture in the San Joaquin Valley
  • The Advocate (Louisiana) — Public health in south Louisiana
  • The City (New York) — Juvenile justice in the Bronx
  • WCAI (Massachusetts) — Climate change impact in Cape Cod and the south shore of Massachusetts
  • West Virginia Public Broadcasting (West Virginia) — State government and southern West Virginia
  • Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism — Criminal justice misconduct
  • WPLN (Tennessee) — Criminal justice in Nashville

In addition, Report for America will be renewing its commitments to the following existing programs:

  • Charleston Gazette-Mail (West Virginia) — Southern Coalfields of West Virginia (Caity Coyne)
  • Chicago Sun-Times (Illinois) — South and West sides of Chicago (Manny Ramos and Carlos Ballesteros)
  • Dallas Morning News (Texas) — Second generation immigrant communities (Obed Manuel)
  • Mississippi Today — Criminal justice and photography (Michelle Liu and Eric Shelton)
  • Mississippi Public Broadcasting  — Mississippi Delta (Alexandra Watts)
  • Lexington Herald-Leader (Kentucky) — Eastern Kentucky (Will Wright)
  • Victoria Advocate (Texas) — Rural public health (Ciara McCarthy)
  • Samantha Max and Mallory Falk will also be renewing in newsrooms that will be announced shortly.